Day trip to Sighisoara, Rupea and Racos geological complex

Day Trips & Excursions in Sighişoara

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Join us for a day trip to the city of Sighisoara, where you can visit its UNESCO World Heritage historical center and its wonderful architecture. On you way back, visit the majestic Rupea citadel, one of the oldest archaeological sites in Romania, situated on top of a 120 meter high basalt cliff. After you've enjoyed the panorama, head to Racos where you will discover one of the most interesting geological sites in Romania. It will be a 3 in 1 visit, as you will see the basalt columns, the Emerald Lake with its fantastic color and the volcanic crater, which is the highlight of the place.
You will be picked up from your hotel in Brasov early in the morning and driven to the medieval city of Sighisoara, with its picturesque cobbled streets and authentic buildings from centuries ago. Climb on top of the Clock Tower, visit the Church on the Hill and discover the many interesting Art & Crafts galleries in the old city center. (please note that on Mondays many museums are closed) Head back to Brasov and stop to visit the Rupea citadel, one of the oldest archaeological sites in Romania. Climb on top of it and take stunning photos of the beautiful panorama of Rupea city and the surrounding hills. Get in the car and visit Racos, with its famous geological complex. See how the volcanic eruptions created basalt columns, take a short walk to the Emerald Lake, named after its greenish color and go inside the volcanic crater nearby to witness one of the most spectacular geological phenomena in Romania. Watch your step when strolling along its crater edge!After the visit you will be taken back to Brasov and dropped off at your hotel.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned car

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees in Sighisoara